About this Session
Starting off with a keynote speech from emerging technologies expert, Kate Baucherel, followed by a creative writing session inspired by Kate’s talk. To demonstrate how modern technology facilities literature, the pieces of flash fiction inspired by Kate’s talk will be compiled, edited and released as an e-book by Sixth Element Publishing by the end of the festival.
Kate Baucherel is a writer, speaker, and digital strategist specialising in the application of emerging technologies, with a focus on the use of blockchain and cryptocurrency. She is the author of several books including Blockchain Hurricane: Origins, Applications and Future of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, the What’s Hot in Blockchain and Crypto series and the SimCavalier cybercrime thrillers.
CG Hatton is a sci-fi writer and publisher based in the North-East of England. She has a PhD in geology and a background in journalism, having worked as a sub-editor and editor at several newspapers. More recently, she’s written and published six books in the main Thieves’ Guild military sci-fi thriller series, three books in a YA series set in the Thieves’ Guild universe, and also edits the Harvey Duckman Presents series of sci-fi, fantasy, steampunk and horror short story anthologies.